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Cricket is divided over the move to drop 'Australia Day' from marketing material for BBL games on January 26, with some teams supportive and others planning to ignore the suggestion.Cricket is divided over the move to drop 'Australia Day' from marketing material for BBL games on January 26, with some teams supportive and others planning to ignore the suggestion.

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Scott Morrison has slammed Cricket Australia’s (CA) decision to omit references to Australia Day from the Big Bash League as “pretty ordinary”, saying he hoped it took note of a public backlash.Scott Morrison has slammed Cricket Australia’s (CA) decision to omit references to Australia Day from the Big Bash League as “pretty ordinary”, saying he hoped it took note of a public backlash.

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Cricket Australia will drop any reference to Australia Day for three Big Bash League matches scheduled for January 26. Working in consultation with indigenous elders to make this decision, they say the move is about helping all Australians to feel comfortable taking part in the three games held on January 26, including indigenous Australians. Cricket Australia said the rebranding exercise was a bold move, made to ensure the games are culturally safe. The company has reached out to the six clubs which will be involved in the matches and recommended they remove the words ‘Australia Day’ from any club branding. Cricket Australia will drop any reference to Australia Day for three Big Bash League matches scheduled for January 26. Working in consultation with indigenous elders to make this decision, they say the move is about helping all Australians to feel comfortable taking part in the three games held on January 26, including indigenous Australians. Cricket Australia said the rebranding exercise was a bold move, made to ensure the games are culturally safe. The company has reached out to the six clubs which will be involved in the matches and recommended they remove the words ‘Australia Day’ from any club branding.

Aboriginal rights activists argue the nation should not celebrate Australia Day because it marks the start of colonisation and the oppression of Indigenous Australians.Aboriginal rights activists argue the nation should not celebrate Australia Day because it marks the start of colonisation and the oppression of Indigenous Australians.

Scott Morrison cops backlash after arguing January 26 was a tough day for convicts | Daily Mail Online

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Ray Hadley has slammed Cricket Australia’s “breathtakingly stupid” move in failing to recognise Australia Day. Cricket Australia’s three Big Bash games will be referred to as ‘Jan…

‘Breathtakingly stupid’: Ray Hadley blasts Cricket Australia for ‘caving in to PC brigade’ – 2GB

Liam Bartlett has slammed Cricket Australia’s move to drop references of Australia Day as “superficial tokenistic garbage”. Cricket Australia’s three Big Bash games will be referred to …

‘Superficial tokenistic garbage’: Liam Bartlett slams Cricket Australia over branding change – 6PR

Australian cricket legend Ian Chappell says “he doesn’t have a problem” with Cricket Australia dropping all Australia Day references in the lead up to January 26. There are three …

‘I don’t have a problem with it’: Cricket legend supports move to drop Australia Day references – 3AW

The PM’s comments about 26 January show he doesn’t understand why it is a Day of Mourning for First Nations people. We need him to get itThe PM’s comments about 26 January show he doesn’t understand why it is a Day of Mourning for First Nations people. We need him to get it

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Scott Morrison has come under fire for mounting an unusual argument about why January 26 is a tough date for some people.Scott Morrison has come under fire for mounting an unusual argument about why January 26 is a tough date for some people.

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Scott Morrison said January 26 "wasn't a particularly flash day" for those aboard the First Fleet as he def...

Australia Day: Scott Morrison says day commemorates national progress since 1788

Cricket Australia doesn't intend to budge from its move not to use "Australia Day" as part of its BBL promotions, a stance that is at odds with Scott Morrison, who describes the decision as "pretty ordinary".Cricket Australia doesn't intend to budge from its move not to use "Australia Day" as part of its BBL promotions, a stance that is at odds with Scott Morrison, who describes the decision as "pretty ordinary".

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Three BBL clubs will wear Indigenous jerseys around the January 26 public holiday while Cricket Australia will drop the term "Australia Day" from promotionsThree BBL clubs will wear Indigenous jerseys around the January 26 public holiday while Cricket Australia will drop the term "Australia Day" from promotions

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The move has been made to make the day more inclusive and culturally safe.’The move has been made to make the day more inclusive and culturally safe.’

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The BBL's two Melbourne teams will continue to use Australia Day in their promotions'That wasn't a step we were going to make'

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Cricket Australia's Indigenous Advisory Committee says the decision to drop 'Australia Day' from its promotions was the right step forward, despite the Prime Minister's 'disappointing' comments.The Co-chair of Cricket Australia's Indigenous Advisory Committee has responded to the Prime Minister's criticism of the governing body, who recommended to drop the term 'Australia Day' from it's promotions for three upcoming Big Bash matches. Appearing on Rockhampton radio on Thursday morning, Prime Minister Scott Morrison lashed the decision. "A bit more focus on cricket and a little less focus on politics would be my message to Cricket Australia," he said. "I think that's pretty ordinary but that's what they're putting on their press releases."

Cricket Australia backs itself despite PM backlash | NITV

Cricket Australia is leading the way in promote a more culturally safe and inclusive experience after dropping ‘Australia Day’ references for three Big Bash games. Cricket Australia is leading the way in promote a more culturally safe and inclusive experience after dropping ‘Australia Day’ references for three Big Bash games.

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Australia Day is held annually on Jan. 26, the anniversary of the day in 1788 when Captain Arthur Phillip guided a fleet of 11 British ships carrying convicts into Botany Bay in what is now Sydney.Australia Day is held annually on Jan. 26, the anniversary of the day in 1788 when Captain Arthur Phillip guided a fleet of 11 British ships carrying convicts into Botany Bay in what is now Sydney.

Australian PM rebuffs Cricket Australia over Jan 26 plans | Sports News,The Indian Express

Australia Day is held annually on Jan. 26, the anniversary of the day in 1788 when Captain Arthur Phillip guided a fleet of 11 British ships carrying convicts into Botany Bay in what is now Sydney.Australia Day is held annually on Jan. 26, the anniversary of the day in 1788 when Captain Arthur Phillip guided a fleet of 11 British ships carrying convicts into Botany Bay in what is now Sydney.

Australian PM rebuffs Cricket Australia over Jan 26 plans | Sports News,The Indian Express

Mel Jones says Cricket Australia will not be swayed by criticism from the federal government.Mel Jones says Cricket Australia will not be swayed by criticism from the federal government.

Cricket Australia stand firm behind January 26 recommendation

Cricket Australia will stand firm on the decision to drop the term "Australia Day", adamant they must embrace hard conversations despite criticism from Scott...Cricket Australia will stand firm on the decision to drop the term "Australia Day", adamant they must embrace hard conversations despite criticism from Scott...

Cricket Australia firm on Jan 26 stance | The Bellingen Shire Courier Sun | Bellingen, NSW

Scott Morrison has come under fire for mounting an unusual argument about why January 26 is a tough date for some people. The prime minister said Australia Da...Scott Morrison has come under fire for mounting an unusual argument about why January 26 is a tough date for some people. The prime minister said Australia Da...

January 26 tough for First Fleeters: PM | Port Lincoln Times | Port Lincoln, SA

Three Big Bash clubs will wear Indigenous jerseys as Cricket Australia drops the term “Australia Day” from promotions in a bid to normalise conversations over the date’s history, but the Prime Minister is unhappy with the move. The Sydney Thunder, Perth Scorchers and Melbourne Renegades will all wear their special strips in matches on January […]Three Big Bash clubs will wear Indigenous jerseys as Cricket Australia drops the term “Australia Day” from promotions in a bid to normalise conversations over the date’s history, but the Prime Minister is unhappy with the move. The Sydney Thunder, Perth Scorchers and Melbourne Renegades will all wear their special strips in matches on January […]

CA won't mention Australia Day to promote BBL games, and the Prime Minister has had a big whinge about it

Scott Morrison has slammed Cricket Australia’s (CA) decision to omit references to Australia Day from the Big Bash League as “pretty ordinary”, saying he hScott Morrison has slammed Cricket Australia’s (CA) decision to omit references to Australia Day from the Big Bash League as “pretty ordinary”, saying he h

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Cricket Australia has run afoul of the country's prime minister for refusing to refer to the national holiday in the marketing of three matches on Jan. 26 after a recommendation from its Indigenous advisory committee.Cricket Australia has run afoul of the country's prime minister for refusing to refer to the national holiday in the marketing of three matches on Jan. 26 after a recommendation from its Indigenous advisory committee.

Australian PM rebuffs Cricket Australia over Jan. 26 plans | CTV News